To celebrate the end of a joyous 14 years as a performing band, Edinburgh’s Orkestra del Sol present a Summerhall all-dayer! Part one is a family-friendly cabaret in the cafe for all ages – magical moments and family fun from the Orkestra’s multi-talented extended family. Get down early to grab a table, get the coffees in or order lunch… and prepare for a fiesta of grand proportions:
– beautiful Balkan harmonies from all-female choir KUCHKE
– hugely talented spontaneous improvisation from instrumental trio SINK
– the best in New Orleans-style trad jazz from the LOOSE GROUNDS JAZZ BAND
– Calypso classics from THE MIGHTY PHANTOM and friends
– unexpected surprises from CIRCUS ALBA
– clowning and music from Father & Son duo CAMMY & ROBIN
The live music kicks off at 12.30 with none other than Orkestra del Sol!
This is an unmissable celebration of one of the UK’s most exciting and pioneering street bands, and the world will be a slightly duller place when the final notes ring out when midnight arrives on 2nd December…
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Officially the last live show ever from Orkestra del Sol! Celebrating 14 joyous years of big-hearted, sun-soaked music, ridiculous stage antics and a penchant for polkas, Orkestra del Sol host an extra-special farewell party before hanging up their horns for good.
Anarchic, experimental German rock band faUSt formed in 1971, influencing bands such as Joy Division, Sonic Youth and Radiohead. Still avant garde almost 50 years later, the latest incarnation of the band is touring their new album, Fresh Air. “It roars with sadness and anger at a world’s squandered opportunities.” The Quietus
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